Macro Briefing | 8 October 2019

Republicans condemn Trump’s plan to pull troops from Syria: WSJ
US blacklists Chinese companies, raising doubts for upcoming trade talks: Reuters
Johnson’s gov’t is preparing for collapse in Brexit talks: BBG
N. Korea looking for ‘major concessions’ from US in nuclear talks: CNBC
US federal debt rises to 7-year high (as % of GDP): The Hill
German industrial output rose in Aug but annual trend still deeply negative: BBG
Is the impeachment battle enhancing prospects for NAFTA trade deal? NY Times
US consumer credit’s growth rate edged lower in August: MW
China’s gold reserves have surged in 2019: Bloomberg